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Our Only Golden Throw

Our Only Golden Throw

September 1, 1904: At the Games of the III Olympiad in St. Louis, Canadian Étienne Desmarteau wins gold in the 56-pound weight throw. It is the only Olympic gold medal Canada has ever won in a throwing event.

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Gold Medal Final – Tale of the Tape [INFOGRAPHIC]

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